Travel to Conferences

Ellen DombRegular readers of the TRIZ Journal know that I am constantly filling the “welcome letter” (our editorial column) with reminders almost a year in advance for readers to submit papers to the...
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Science Reviewed

Science Reviewed By Graham Rawlinson and David Straker graham@dagr.demon.co.uk This article is a partially edited selection of two chapters in the book, “How to Invent Almost Anything”, produced by...
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Student Corner: the Applications of Shape Memory Alloys

By Abram TeplitskiyShape memory alloy (SMA, also known as memory metal) is a metal that “remembers” its initial geometry during transformations. After a sample of SMA has been changed from...
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Changing Corporate Culture for Innovation

Praveen GuptaCurrent discussion about innovation has been dominated by the need to create a culture for institutionalizing innovation. I posed the question “What does culture for innovation entail?”...
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Solution Dynamics As a Function of Resolution Method (physical Contradiction V. Technical Contradiction)

Solution Dynamics as a Function of Resolution Method (Physical Contradiction v. Technical Contradiction) Michael S. Slocum, K.O.St.I., Ph.D. Ontro, Inc. 13250 Gregg Street Poway, CA 92064 USA mslocum@ontro.com Ellen...
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Investigating the Use of TRIZ in Eco-innovation

By Elies Jones and David HarrisonBrunel University,Department of Design,Runnymede Campus,Egham, Surrey,TW20 0JZ, UK.elies.jones@brunel.ac.uk This is an expanded version of the paper first published inthe...
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Updated: the TRIZ Homepage in Japan

By Toru NakagawaThe TRIZ Home Page in Japan was updated on November 29, 2006, in English and in Japanese. Two case study papers presented at the Second TRIZ Symposium in Japan (Aug. 31 – Sept. 2)...
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Generate Innovative Ideas to Make Marketing Tools

Message: 1710Posted by: SandeepPosted on: Tuesday, 1st December 2009 Hi, I work with the marketing services dept of this company and am charged with developing innovative tools for marketing of color...
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Strengthening the 40 Principles

By Ives de Saeger and Eddy ClaeysAbstractThe first part of this article discusses the 40 inventive principles, a tool of classic TRIZ (Theory of Inventive Problem Solving). The authors compare the 40 inventive...
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